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A pilgrimage and summit aimed at leaders both in Japan and abroad, focusing on concepts rooted in Japan’s ancient spiritual culture and the land. The program is comprised of three elements: a sense of awe towards nature and the deities, a worldview that sees oneself in connection with nature, deities, ancestors, and people, and a community of spirits united by these commonalities.

An intensive, five-day retreat and seminar held in the Oku-Aizu region of Fukushima, Japan. This program is designed for young people who want to gain a deeper understanding of the current environmental crisis from ecological, economic, and anthropological viewpoints. The program focuses on diving into the root causes of the crisis, rather than just exploring surface-level mitigations.

A four-month program designed for a select group of individuals who have participated in KOTOWARI Aizu Summer School. The program follows a collaborative fellowship model where participants engage in weekly online seminars, discussing their learnings from shared readings and writing assignments, as well as engaging in contemplative and meditative practices.